Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is the only contact university that is situated in the Southern Tip of Gauteng. VUT was established in 1966. It is now fully fledged University of Technology. VUT celebrated 50 years of technological education in 2016. VUT has produced leaders in private and public sectors. VUT has four faculties that offer courses in Applied and Computer Sciences, Human Sciences, Engineering and Technology and Management Sciences. VUT offers industry-tailored academic programmes. VUT has four satellite campuses spread across three provinces (Gauteng, Mpumalanga & Northern Cape). Satellite campuses specialise in fields that are relevant to the specific areas. VUT draws its students from 29 countries in the world.